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BLATNOVA

'BLATNOVA' is music by Jobina Tinnemans. Filmish and atmospherical electronica with an analogue touch. She uses vintage organs, toy keyboards, samplers, bass, fx and vocals. Her first album '1' was released in 2002, to be followed by the releases 'Humboldt Plain' (2005, with Bertus Fridael), '"...starring Pyke Rouge/ crashed UFOs" soundtrack' (2006), 'EX.TERR.' (2006), 'IMPRO' (2007, with Geert Waegeman & Pascal Gully) and 'DING' (2007, with Geert Waegeman & Ruben Nachtergaele). She also made a radio-play for the dutch radio-station VPRO called 'DR.

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Perfume

Perfume is the name of at least two bands. Perfume is a three person / group from Hiroshima who debuted locally in 2001 and nationally in 2005. In 2001, three 11-12 year old girls from an Artist School formed a group together in their hometown of Hiroshima. Consisting of Ayano Ōmoto (Nocchi), Yuka Kashino (Kashiyuka), and Ayaka Nishiwaki (A-Chan). Because all three members had the Japanese character (香) for fragrance in their names, they named the group Perfume. In 2002, they released two limited edition singles only in Hiroshima, called “OMAJINAI★ペロリ” and “彼氏募集中”.

Read more about Perfume on Last.fm.

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Erika

There are at least four artists named Erika. 1) Erika De Bonis is an Italian dance singer better known for her popular song I Don't Know. Erika's first releases were under the label of Rossano Prini A&R SPY records. The young Italian artist became famous when she released the song Relations. This track jumped to No. 1 on all Italian charts in the first half of 2001. Erika released some other tracks that became very popular in dance clubs: Right or Wrong and Ditto. She is the sister of Magic Box. Erika's Official Myspace is myspace.com/erikapop

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Angelina

1) Angelina is Lithuanian pop singer. 2) Angelina is an eurodance vocalist, who recorded the hit "The Power Of Love". 3) Angelina (アンジェリーナ is a bilingual Japanese-American singer-songwriter signed under Columbia Records. She can probably be known for her use of vibrato to create a unique voice. 4) Angelina Camarillo: Long before mainstream America started “living la vida loca” with the rise of Latin pop, Upstairs Records’ recording artist Angelina was already burning up dance floors with bilingual dance tracks.

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Bice

bice (ビーチェ) is a versatile Japanese musician who works as pop-rock singer/songwriter, soundtrack composer, arranger and producer. She had started her career with acoustic-based pop, gradually shifted into more diverse styles of music. She sings both in Japanese and English with a delicate whispering voice. Her birthday is 04.11 and she can play numerous instruments such as guitar, piano, organ, accordion, flute etc… Official site: http://bice.jp/ | http://columbia.jp/artist-info/bice/

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Hal

There are several artists using this name: 1) Ultra-hooky, dramatic vocal harmony-drenched tunes. Echoes of the Beatles, Harry Nilsson, the Beach Boys, and Phil Spector are everywhere. Hal go beyond imitation and use their influences, as a good band should, as guides and not blueprints. Tim Sendra-All Music Guide.
Dublin 3-piece, Hal, formed in 2003 and were signed by Jeff Travis to Rough Trade Records in 2004. Their eponymous debut album was produced by Tears for Fears’ Ian Stanley, and released to critical acclaim in 2005, producing two UK and Irish top 40 chart hits.

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